Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 7/18/17 PART ONE

Kenny Atkinson Q & A (from Kristian Winfield, SBNation):
Scott Perry Realizes His Dream (from Marc J Spears, The Undefeated):
Can The Pacers Unlock Oladipo? (from Haley O’Shaughnessy, The Ringer):
Fred Hoiberg Unplugged (from Keith Smith, Fanrag Sports):
Daryl Morey Won The Offseason (from Kelly Scaletta, Fanrag Sports):
Tom Thibodeau Q & A (from David Aldridge, NBA.com):
Hornets Are Betting On Howard (from James Blancarte, Basketball Insiders):
Rudy Gay Q & A (from Michael Wright, ESPN):
Summer League Is The Showcase For Undrafted Free Agents (from Ian Begley, ESPN):
Summer League Bright Spots (from David Aldridge, NBA.com):
Reviewing The SL Rookies (from Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated):
Heat’s Okaro White Evolves As Playmaking Forward (from Ira Winderman, SunSentinel):
SI’s All-Summer League Team Ballot (from Ben Golliver, Sports Illustrated):

 

 

 

Video Breakdown: Dragan Bender (from Yusuf Saleem, Bright Side Of The Sun):
No Two Coaching Stories Are The Same: Insights From Coaching Universty (from Mike Snyder, Detroit Bad Boys):
Undrafted Treasure: Bronson Koenig (from Dakota Schmidt, Ridiculous Upside):
What Will The Wolves Pick-And-Roll Look Like? (from Eric In Madison, Canis Hoopus):
What Does Bogdanovic Bring To The Pacers? (from C.Cooper/Michael Sykes, Indy Cornrows):
Don’t Sleep On The Re-Tooled, Hayward-Less Jazz (from Ben Rohrbach, Yahoo Sports):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/27/17

From Compton To MVP Race, Westbrook & Harden Always Kept Each Other On Notice (from Josh Martin, Bleacher Report):
Markelle Fultz Scouting Report (from Jordan Christmas, Hashtag Sports):
Draymond Green: Revolutionary Defensive Genius (from Mike Prada, SBNation):
Dejounte Murray’s Time Is Coming (from Bruno Passos, Pounding The Rock):
Hartenstein Brings Future Versatility To Rockets (from Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle):
Anunoby: Rehab “Ahead Of Schedule” (from Associated Press):
Finding International Talent Important To Sixers Approach (from Brian Seltzer, Sixers.com):
Pacers Face Difficult Decision (from David Aldridge, NBA.com):
 – What’s Next For The Thunder? (from Royce Young, ESPN):

Jerry West’s Role With The Clippers (from Josh Martin, Bleacher Report):

How Iverson Finally Found His Way Home (from Lee Jenkins, Sports Illustrated):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/21/17 PART ONE

Draft Scouting Report: Derrick White (from Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer):
Why Family Chose Life Abroad To Prep Isaiah Hartenstein For NBA (from Malika Andrews, Bleacher Report):
Draft Scouting Report: Jayson Tatum (from Sam Vecenie, Sporting News):
Draft: Guide To Aussie Prospects (from Olgun Uluc, Fox Sports):
Cam Oliver: From Dollar Tree To NBA Draft (from Chris Muray, rgj.com):
Free Agent Scouting Report: CJ Miles (from Scott Rafferty, The Step Back):
5 Ways The Dubs Are Shaping The NBA’s Offseason (from Evan Dyal, Sir Charles In Charge):
Danny Ainge’s Patience (from Bryan Toporek, BBall Breakdown):
Pistons: SVG & Jeff Bower Discuss Their Draft Strategy (from Duncan Smith, Piston Powered):
How Will Simmons And Fultz Mesh? (from Joshua Morgan, The Sixer Sense):
Draft And Stash 2.0 (from CJ Moore, sethsdrafthouse.com):
Trade Grade: Hornets/Hawks (from Gerald Bourguet, Hoops Habit):
The LAL-BKN Trade (from Christian Rivas, 16 Wins):
Brook Lopez’ Long Ride With The Nets (from Anthony Puccio/Net Income, Nets Daily):
Draft Sleeper: Sterling Brown (from JZ Mazlish, SBNation):
Dan Gilbert Continues To Be A Nuisance To HIs Own Franchise (from Zach Harper, Fanrag Sports):

 

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 6/10/17

Game Four Recap (from Gerald Bourguet, Hoops Habit):
Tristan Thompson Helped Set The Tone (from Tom West, Fanrag Sports):
Draymond Green Has Two Teams: The Dubs And “Team Draymond” (from Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated):
Klay Thompson And The Truth About The Hot Hand (from Tom Haberstroh, ESPN):
What Is Marfan Syndrome And How Does It Affect Jonathan Jeanne? (from Trevor Magnotti, The Step Back):
The Delicate Balance Of Incorporating Player-Tracking Data Into The NBA (from Jordan Thompson, sporttechie.com):
Video: Five Minutes Of Gobert Blocks (from Jared Woodcox, Purple And Blues):
Pacers Could Benefit From More Aggressive Defensive Scheme (from Hunter Kuffel, 8points9 seconds):
In Defense Of Marcus Smart’s Offense (from Connor Murphy, Celtics Life):
Draft Expert Elan Vinokurov  (from Mike Jensen, philly.com):

Today’s Best NBA Reporting And Analysis 4/20/17 PLAYOFF EDITION

HOU-OKC: Game Two Analysis (from 16 Wins):

Read and watch it here: https://16winsaring.com/houston-rockets-oklahoma-city-thunder-game-2-analysis-563af76b69f6

From Jonathan Tjarks, The Ringer: https://theringer.com/2017-nba-playoffs-oklahoma-city-thunder-houston-rockets-game-2-3b9ea97d31c5

GSW-POR: Game Two Analysis (from 16 Wins):

Read and watch it here: https://16winsaring.com/golden-state-warriors-portland-trail-blazers-game-2-analysis-b3ba67319da9

From Anthony Slater, Mercury News: http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/04/20/five-observations-from-the-warriors-game-2-win-over-the-blazers/

How JaVale McGee Has Revived His Career And Reputation (from Harry Lyles, Jr, SBNation):

Read it here: http://www.sbnation.com/2017/4/20/14846126/javale-mcgee-warriors-nba-playoffs-2017-shaqtin-a-fool

From Sam Amick, USA Today: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nba/2017/04/20/javale-mcgee-warriors-playoffs/100685582/

Video Breakdown: JaVale McGee’s Alley-Oop Dunks (from Eric Apricot, Golden State Of Mind):

Read and watch it here: http://www.goldenstateofmind.com/2017/4/20/15368108/nba-playoffs-2017-video-warriors-blazers-game-2-javale-mcgee-alley-oop-dunk

WAS-ATL: Game Two Analysis (from 16 Wins):

Read and watch it here: https://16winsaring.com/washington-wizards-atlanta-hawks-game-2-analysis-a5ed9eed29ba

Pacers: Essential Adjustments For Game 3 (from Adrian Lawhorn Hoops Habit):

Read it here: http://hoopshabit.com/2017/04/19/indiana-pacers-adjustments-game-3/

Myles Turner Has Underperformed So Far (from Steve Aschburner, NBA.com):

Read it here: http://www.nba.com/article/2017/04/20/myles-turner-lance-stephenson-indiana-pacers-try-play-better-series/

CLE-IND: 5 Takeaways From 1st Two Games (from Zach Geoghegan, Hoops Habit):

Read it here:  http://hoopshabit.com/2017/04/19/cleveland-cavaliers-5-takeaways-2-games/

MIL-TOR: 6 Takeaways So Far (from Jourdan Canil, Hashtag Basketball):

Read it here: http://www.hashtagbasketball.com/milwaukee-bucks/content/bucking-trends-6-key-takeaways-from-the-milwaukee-toronto-series

How Kidd Is Managing Bucks’ Rotation (from Matt Velazquez, jsonline):

Read it here: http://www.jsonline.com/story/sports/nba/bucks/2017/04/19/notes-kidd-managing-shortened-playoff-rotation/100621030/

Tucker & Ibaka Play Critical Roles For Raptors (from Jordan Ritter, The Ringer):

Read it here: https://theringer.com/2017-nba-playoffs-toronto-raptors-pj-tucker-serge-ibaka-1e60c1f15413

How Giannis Is Doing It (from Matt Moore, CBS Sports):

Read and watch it here: http://www.cbssports.com/nba/news/how-giannis-antetokounmpo-is-folding-the-basketball-floor-like-origami-vs-the-raptors/

CHI/BOS: Why It is Not The Typical 1-8 Matchup (from Andrew Tobolowsky, The Step Back):

Read it here:  http://fansided.com/2017/04/19/bulls-celtics-butler-isaiah-thomas-playoffs/

Brad Stevens: Bulls Are Defending Us Like The Hawks Did; Lineup Changes Are Possible  (from Jay King, Mass Live):

Read and watch it here: http://www.masslive.com/celtics/index.ssf/2017/04/brad_stevens_chicago_bulls_def.html

Robin Lopez’ Value Is On Full Display (from Easy Eis, Blog-a-bull):

Read and watch it here: http://www.blogabull.com/2017/4/19/15358596/the-value-of-robin-lopez-is-already-on-full-display-nba-playoffs-round-1-bulls-celtics-april-2017

Mirotic, Zipser And Portis have Been Huge So Far (from Sam Smith, bulls.com):

Read it here: http://www.nba.com/bulls/gameday/new-big-three

How The Bulls Have Taken A 2-0 Lead (from Adam Spinella, BBall Breakdown):

Read and watch it here:  https://bballbreakdown.com/2017/04/19/revitalized-rondo-bulls-take-commanding-2-0-lead/

The Top 5 Ways The Celtics Can Get Even (from Coach Nick, Bball Breakdown):

Read and watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?index=3&list=PLpIcK3MilCnYExvhkqMfPj1_qz6X3m_eh&v=7fzbIscLPok

–  The Value Of Gobert’s Defense And More About The Jazz (from Adam Spinella, BBall Breakdown):

Read and watch it here: https://bballbreakdown.com/2017/04/19/coaching-spin-jazz-sleeper-behind-gobert-hayward/

Quin Snyder’s Circuitous Path Helped Him Grow Into Successful NBA Coach (from Mark Medina, LA Daily News):

Read it here: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/04/19/jazzs-quin-snyder-credits-circuitous-path-for-helping-him-grow-into-nba-head-coach/

5 Factors For Spurs’ Success (from Yegor Kariaguine, Hashtag Basketball):

Read it here:  http://www.hashtagbasketball.com/san-antonio-spurs/content/five-factors-for-spurs-playoff-success

Who Is Too Busy Complaining To Get Back On “D”? (from Chris Herring, Five Thirty Eight):

Read and watch it here: https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-nba-players-who-are-too-busy-complaining-to-get-back-on-d/

Like almost everyone, Basketball Intelligence’s favorite NBA journalist/reporter/analyst is Zach Lowe.  Who will the “next generation Zach”?   For us, the leading contender is Adam Spinella of BBall Breakdown.  Just wanted to go on record before the bandwagon for Adam starts rolling.